///Translational Research
14 03, 2019

Deerfield commits $100M to establish translational research alliance with Harvard 

By |2019-03-14T09:11:14+00:00March 14th, 2019|Massachusetts, Translational Research|0 Comments

Harvard University and Deerfield Management, a health care investment firm, have established a major strategic R&D alliance to speed the development and translation of biomedical and life-science innovations into transformative treatments that can improve life, health, and medical care. Through a newly launched company called Lab1636, Deerfield has committed $100 million in initial funding to [...]

31 01, 2019

U Oregona Interdisciplinary research seed funding program returns

By |2019-01-31T10:02:52+00:00January 31st, 2019|Oregon, Translational Research|0 Comments

A popular seed funding program designed to make it easier for UO faculty members to launch multidisciplinary projects is back with a new emphasis on helping researchers and scholars connect with one another. The 2019 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives, or I 3, award program will kick off with a Feb. 4 information and “speed networking” session. “We [...]

24 10, 2018

New innovation fund creates avenue for translational research at University of Oregon

By |2018-10-24T16:48:41+00:00October 24th, 2018|Oregon, Translational Research|0 Comments

The timeline for translating some UO research innovations into new products and businesses is about to get shorter thanks to a new seed grant program announced by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. The VPRI Innovation Fund will provide grants of $25,000 to $75,000 to qualifying UO faculty members to cover the [...]

25 09, 2018

Penn State’s Lab Bench to Commercialization 2018–19 grant recipients announced 

By |2018-09-25T10:46:14+00:00September 25th, 2018|Pennsylvania, Translational Research|0 Comments

With support from Invent Penn State, the Penn State Research Foundation, and the University's Fund for Innovation, the competitive Lab Bench to Commercialization (LB2C) program provides funding for researchers in the Eberly College of Science — enabling them to enhance the commercial potential of ongoing research and prepare them to translate their intellectual property [...]

20 09, 2018

Washington State University startup receives research grant for affordable/easy-to-use microscope

By |2018-09-20T08:59:03+00:00September 20th, 2018|Translational Research, Washington|0 Comments

Klar Scientific, a startup company launched by Matthew McCluskey, a physicist at Washington State University, received a $740,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase-II grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue the research and development of a new affordable and easy-to-use microscope. Klar Scientific designs and manufactures an innovative spectroscopic confocal optical profile [...]

6 09, 2018

Cambridge faculty launch £100m science & technology fund with more cash to come

By |2018-09-06T07:18:34+00:00September 6th, 2018|Translational Research, UK/England|0 Comments

A $10 million investment in genetics business Cambridge Epigenetix has christened a sensational new $100m fund founded by an octet of Cambridge Dontrepreneurs – university scientists backing world-leading pioneers in technologies ranging from Artificial Intelligence to brain research and genetics. Cambridge Epigenetix was founded by Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, one of the new Ahren fund’s superstar [...]

17 07, 2018

New U Virginia Program Provides Rapid Seed Funding for Collaborative Research 

By |2018-07-17T08:37:35+00:00July 17th, 2018|Translational Research, Virginia|0 Comments

University of Virginia researchers who are looking for potential collaborators will have a much easier search, thanks to a new program launched today by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Called 3 Cavaliers, or 3C, the program will help faculty members connect and pursue new research with the potential for significant external funding. 3C [...]

8 06, 2018

Translational Research Program to help MIT researchers achieve real-world impact

By |2018-06-08T08:50:33+00:00June 8th, 2018|Massachusetts, Translational Research|0 Comments

The Tata Center for Technology and Design has launched a new Translational Research Program to identify and accelerate promising projects into scalable solutions with positive societal impact in the developing world. These solutions may be implemented through newly formed startups, licensing, or open source platforms. The program is being directed by Jason Prapas, who joined [...]

31 05, 2018

U Buffalo CTSI Awards Translational Research Project Grants 

By |2018-05-31T08:35:44+00:00May 31st, 2018|New York, Translational Research|0 Comments

Using local institutional support and an award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institutes of Health, the CTSI has funded nine projects involving researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. New Technologies, Therapeutics Sought The pilot studies program provides seed money to help advance new technologies and therapeutics from the conceptual [...]

4 01, 2018

Texas A&M research program to fund seven more projects 

By |2018-01-04T13:35:02+00:00January 4th, 2018|Texas, Translational Research|0 Comments

The Texas A&M College of Science has big plans for its participation in a university-wide collaborative research initiative in 2018 with goals to provide up to $600,000 in support for teams participating in the Strategic Transformative Research program. The program, which began earlier this year and offered $504,882 in funding to 11 research concepts, has [...]